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Ludington Weddings & Celebrations

The Ludington lakeshore is the perfect setting for any type of celebration. And you’ve arrived at the best site to begin your party preparations! Whatever the occasion-wedding, reunion or special event- we have the information you need to make your celebration an event to remember.

Pristine beaches and vibrant sunsets, a variety of lighthouses, the wonderful Ludington State Park, and our very own S.S. Badger Carferry are many great reasons to hold your upcoming wedding or celebration in Ludington! Using the beauty that nature provides just enhances the moment.

Find the Perfect Location for Your Special Day

Your celebration is a once in a lifetime event that needs to feel just right! Start by planning the location of your wedding or celebration. Ludington’s beautiful beaches and parks offer a unique, outdoor venue for ceremonies and receptions, alike.  Beach weddings offer the perfect backdrop and are becoming increasingly popular for their simplicity and scenery. There are also many barn wedding venues in the area that can cater to your dream rustic wedding. There are all kinds of venues in the Ludington area that would be happy to help. Be sure to invite all your guests to the ceremony with Invitations from local printing companies. Hire a professional photographer to announce your engagement and then to capture all of the special moments of your wedding day.

Trillium Creek Rustic Barn Venue

Celebrate in Style!

You’ll want everyone, from yourselves to your parents, to dress to the nines for your special day. Bridal Shops, clothing stores, and other local businesses can help you find the formal wear that you need. From wedding gowns, to tuxes, to suits, and Mother-of-the-Bride Wear, you won’t be disappointed when shopping in and around Ludington. You’ll also need the perfect bling to symbolize your commitment to one another so you’ll want to shop the local jewelers.

Find the most beautiful bouquets and boutonnieres, along with ceremony and reception decor, from Ludington florists. The bride, moms, and bridal attendants will be pleased when they visit a local salon for all the services needed to look and feel fabulous on the big day. Massage, facials, manicures & pedicures, up-do’s, etc.- the local beauty shops have it all.

And don’t forget to hire one of Ludington’s many talented photographers to capture all the memories of your wedding or reception.

AJ's Party Port

Reception & After

It’s likely that, no matter what type of event you’re hosting, you’ll be looking for a  professional caterer or bakery to help satisfy your guests appetites, and assistance with food and beverage . Don’t forget to book entertainment for your reception. Whether you decide on live music or a local DJ, Ludington has lots of talent to offer. 

Once the festivities have concluded, you’ll want a comfortable lodging facility for you and your guests to rest and relax. Ludington offers everything from beautiful campgrounds to resorts to bed & breakfasts.

Still Looking for More Help with Your Celebration? Ludington boasts other service providers to fill in the blanks of whatever you might need for a successful and memorable celebration. From seamstresses to printers, Ludington has you covered.

We love entertaining! A full-service event company providing everything needed to have a spectacular event without all the work. Weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, retirements, corporate, charity, etc. Planning, linens, staffing, florals, centerpieces, coordinating and clean-up. As much or as little as you need, you dream it, we make it happen!

Gloria Ann's Catering & Party Planning

(231) 277-8300 gloriaannscatering.com

At Gloria Ann's catering, we guarantee delicious food and friendly, professional service. We're fully licensed and offer a wide range of services with plenty of flexibility to meet your needs. We specialize in unique food presentation and high quality menu items. Perfect for weddings, graduations, family reunions, and more!

Gloria Ann's Catering & Party Planning

(231) 277-8300 gloriaannscatering.com

Authentic Italian and Sicilian cuisine at the newly-renovated Luciano's Ristoranti, now under new management. Savor dishes prepared by our award-winning culinarians. Food is made from scratch, using fresh, high quality ingredients. The newly remodeled banquet room seats up to 60 people, or let Luciano's cater your event.

Taste the most mouth-watering meats, like chicken, ribs, beef brisket, and chopped pork... fresh from the smoker so it practically melts in your mouth. Complement your meal with sides like homemade coleslaw, baked beans and potato salad. Combo meals and desserts available. Check Facebook or the website for current hours.

Trillium Creek is Western Michigan’s premiere wedding venue. It has twice been named "Best of Weddings" on the Knot and a “Red Hot Best” of Northern Michigan. This breath-taking property and renovated rustic barn are perfect for the ceremony and reception. In addition, there is a beautiful craftsman home available.

We've got it all! A huge beer cave stocked full of craft beer, a vast variety of liquor at state minimum price, and over 300 different varieties of wine. Plus a tobacco section with the lowest prices around, groceries, ice, candy, chips, and much, much more. Special orders available. Like us on Facebook.

Whatever the occasion, flowers are always the focal point. For your upcoming wedding, anniversary, or party--trust Bela Floral to provide the most exquisite arrangements. We take pride in choosing only the freshest, highest quality flowers, and your satisfaction is our number one priority. Serving all of Mason County.

Activities & Attractions

Looking for more reasons to plan your special occasion in Ludington? Explore these things to see and do.

Discover Beaches & Parks in Ludington...

Stearns Park & Beach

Picked by USA Today as one of the 51 Great American Beaches in the nation; Stearns Park & Beach is more than just golden sand.

Hamlin Lake Beach

The Hamlin Lake Beach within the Ludington State Park is fun for the whole family! With a dedicated, weed-free swimming area and more!

Legacy Plaza

Surrounded by local shops and restaurants, this $2.1 million renovation features outdoor seating, a stage, gas fireplace and more!

Cartier Park

Take a walk through the woods at Cartier Park, featuring paved trails. This park is also home to “Central Bark,” Ludington’s only dog park.

Ludington State Park

One of the most popular state parks in the Midwest offers a vacation within itself. Enjoy beautiful natural resources and endless activities.

Ludington’s Rotary Park

Rotary Park park features several trees and a large, open space. Formerly City Park, the rotary club is behind many of the improvements.